Biography of Sealtiel Alatriste (1949-VVVV)

Mexican Narrator, born in Mexico City in 1949. Author of a brilliant narrative production characterized by humor, amenity and display a full mastery of the most varied linguistic registers, is regarded as one of the great revelations of the Aztec narrative of the last quarter of the 20th century, along with other emerging figures of his generation, such as Paco Ignacio Taibo, Carmen Boullosa, Eugenio starting or Luis Zapata.

Attentively, as so many other authors Hispanic of its era, the unique relationships that seem to join two artistic languages so apparently distanced as literature and cinema, Sealtiel Alatriste gave to printing, at the beginning of the 1980s, the novel entitled Dreamfield (1981), whose dense network of film fans winks is not enough to obscure the true intention of the author: offerin humorous, an exhilarating panoramic view of life and the habits of his compatriots.

Encouraged by the good reception that critics and readers they dispensed to this novel, the Mexican author was setting up an interesting narrative corpus which includes titles as relevant for living in fifth courtyard - a novel which, at the end of the second millennium, the best picaresque tradition of Hispanic letters - and powerful body (1987). His fame beyond the borders of his native land to reach Spain in the Decade of the 1990s, when one of the main Spanish imprints published his novel truth of love (Barcelona: Planeta, 1994). He/She also cultivated the historical novel with autobiographical overtones to elaborate plot in the Arcadia (2003).

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